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Opening Hymn

The King of Love my Shepherd Is

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!  The Lord is Risen Indeed!  Alleluia!!

Opening Prayer

Eternal God, your Son Jesus Christ is the way, the truth and the life for all creation; grant us to walk in his way, to rejoice in his truth, and to share in his risen life; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God now and for ever.  Amen

The Readings

Acts 2:42-47, Psalm 23, 1 Peter 2:19-25, John 10:1-10

Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter


You can access Phil's sermon as either a document or audio file.  See below in "File Downloads"

Anthem - The Lord is My Shepherd

Choir of Wells Cathedral

The Prayers of the People - Thank you to this week's intercessor, Rhonda O'Grady for our prayers.  You can access them below in the File Downloads.

The Lord's Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name, 
thy kingdom come, 
thy will be done, 
on earth as it is in heaven. 

Give us this day our daily bread. 
And forgive us our trespasses, 
as we forgive those
who trespass against us. 

And lead us not into temptation, 
but deliver us from evil. 

For thine is the kingdom, 
and the power, and the glory, 
for ever and ever. Amen.


The Lord is our shephed. We shall not want.  

In pastures green, we rest secure.  Our shepherd leads us forth.

By still waters, we rest secure.  Our shepherd brings us abundant life.

Go with the blessings of our shepherd.  The blessing of God, Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer, be with us all, this day and evermore.  Amen

Hymn:  In God Alone (Taize)

In God Alone

In God alone my soul can find rest and peace, in God my peace and joy. 

Only in God my soul can find its rest, find its rest and peace.



Stained Glass window of The Good Shepherd:  "gloucester 050" by Walwyn is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 



Today, Sunday May 3rd, marks the one year anniversary for The Rev. Phil Gearing of his ordination to the diaconate.  We offer Phil our heartfelt congratulations and celebrate with him this special anniversary.  Every blessing Phil as you continue you ministry with us and on behalf of the whole church!

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